RIP Robin Williams 1951-2014
Comedian Robin Williams has died and they are ruling it a suicide.
Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams died at age 63, the Marin County County Sheriff’s office confirmed on Monday evening. Cause of death is suspected to be suicide.
The office said that they responded to a 911 call Monday morning that a male adult was found not breathing inside his home in Tiburon, Calif. Williams was identified shortly after and pronounced dead at 12:02 p.m.
“At this time, the Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made,” the release stated.
His publicist, Mara Buxbaum, confirmed the news as well, and said that Williams was recently battling “severe depression.”
“Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late,” Buxbaum said in a statement. “This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
This is terrible, he is one of the legends of Hollywood and also one of my personal favorite actors.
May Robin Williams tortured soul find peace.